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HCM City win national taekwondo champs

Update: July, 14/2019 - 17:19

 

A martial artist performs at the National Taekwondo Championship in Lào Cai Province. — VNA/VNS Photo

HÀ NỘI — HCM City topped the medal tally of the National Taekwondo Championship which concluded in the northern province of Lào Cai on Saturday.

The team brought home 39 golds, nine silvers and 15 bronzes. Hà Nội were second with eight golds, 11 silvers and 12 bronzes. An Giang and Bình Dương shared third place.

The event featured more than 1,000 athletes from 46 teams nationwide who vied for 112 sets of medals in performance and combat events.

The annual competition provided an opportunity for young athletes to display their talents as they vie to be selected for the national youth team in preparation for regional and world events.

The event was organised by the National Sports Administration, the Việt Nam Taekwondo Federation and the provincial People’s Committee. — VNS